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Research Institutions

Funding is only supplied to researchers who operate from within a recognised research institution. South Africa is richly blessed with the capacity and the skills of reputable and well-established institutions from where our researchers work.

Functions of the Research Institutions

  • Draft project protocols in accordance with the needs identified by the industry
  • Submit project proposals and protocols to the Planning Committees for evaluation
  • Execute research, within the contractual obligations of the RMRD SA
  • Submit annual progress reports to the Planning Committees for monitoring
  • Submit final reports promptly to the Planning Committees for evaluation
  • Prepare articles and other material for publication

There are many organisations which support and provide research facilities for research in the Red Meat Industry amongst other areas of research.

Research Institutions

  • University of Pretoria
  • Agricultural Research Council of Animal Production Institute - API
  • Agricultural Research Council of Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute -OVI
  • Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy - BFAP
  • Grootfontein Agricultural Development Institute
  • National Wool Growers Association - NWGA
  • North-West University
  • Stellenbosch University
  • Tshwane University of Technology
  • University of Fort Hare
  • University of Johannesburg
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • University of Pretoria
  • University of the Free State
  • University of the Freestate
  • University of Venda
  • Western Cape Dept of Agriculture (Elsenburg)

This is not a comprehensive list of Institutes where research could be done and does not prohibit other research institutes to apply for funding.


 Updated Jun18